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UF professor emeritus elected to National Academy of Sciences

Published: Apr 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — H. Russell Bernard, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Florida, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He was among 72 new members […]

UF, fishing team presented with more than $75,000 and new truck, boat

UF, fishing team presented with more than $75,000 and new truck, boat

Published: Apr 30th, 2010

A presentation in celebration of the University of Florida winning the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship was held at 11 a.m. on Friday April 30 at the Reitz […]

Palm Beach Post: Timothy Becker

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Timothy Becker, director of the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, was quoted in an April 28 Palm Beach Post story about the center’s quarterly housing report indicating Florida’s housing […]

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Daniel A. Smith

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Political science professor Daniel A. Smith, director of the political campaigning program, was quoted in an April 27 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about the potential impact of Gov. Crist’s decision […]

Reuters: James Hall

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Research by James Hall, professor in the department of communicative disorders, into the effects of the use of blaring trumpets by fans at soccer matches in South Africa was cited […]

New York Times: Daniel A. Smith

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Political science professor Daniel A. Smith, director of the political campaigning program, was quoted in an April 22 New York Times story about the political reasons for Gov. Crist’s decision […]

Los Angeles Times: Andrew Kaunitz

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Andrew Kaunitz, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, was quoted in an April 21 Los Angeles Times story about oral contraceptive lawsuits.

Tampa Tribune: Martin Main

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Martin Main, a coyote expert, was quoted in an April 21 Tampa Tribune story about dealing with coyotes.

Leaves, trunk and roots: UF geneticists reveal how a tree knows to grow

Published: Apr 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Countless words have been put to paper over the years in attempts to describe the beauty of a tree — including carefully crafted passages by the world’s most gifted writers. But those writings pale in comparison to the intricacy of a tree’s own genetic script.

Drug exposure threatens health of women, children in Afghanistan, UF addiction experts say

Drug exposure threatens health of women, children in Afghanistan, UF addiction experts say

Published: Apr 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The health of many women and children in Afghanistan is at great risk because of passive exposure to heroin and other drugs, according to a new study commissioned by the U.S. Department of State and jointly led by two University of Florida drug addiction experts.